counter-attacking

[ noun koun-ter-uh-tak; verb koun-ter-uh-tak, koun-ter-uh-tak ]SEE DEFINITION OF counter-attacking
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No word came from them now to let him know if the enemy were counter-attacking.

The Germans are trying to get their trenches back by counter-attacking.

The bloody and stubborn combat lasted a full week, the Turks attacking and counter-attacking with two fresh divisions.

Our counter-attacking parties advanced, armed with rifles, grenades, and machine-guns.

All these methods of counter-attacking are largely questions of timing, like the blow delivered by a skilled boxer.